Drabbed
Drab Drab, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Drabbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drabbing}.] To associate with strumpets; to wench. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • drab´ness — drab1 «drab», adjective, drab|ber, drab|best, noun, verb,drabbed, drab|bing. –adj. 1. lacking brightness or color; not attractive; …   Useful english dictionary

  • drab´ly — drab1 «drab», adjective, drab|ber, drab|best, noun, verb,drabbed, drab|bing. –adj. 1. lacking brightness or color; not attractive; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drab — Drab, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Drabbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drabbing}.] To associate with strumpets; to wench. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drabbing — Drab Drab, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Drabbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drabbing}.] To associate with strumpets; to wench. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drab — I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1515 1. slattern 2. prostitute II. intransitive verb (drabbed; drabbing) Date: 1599 to associate with prostitutes III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • drab — drab1 drably, adv. drabness, n. /drab/, adj., drabber, drabbest, n. adj. 1. dull; cheerless; lacking in spirit, brightness, etc. 2. having the color drab. n. 3. dull gray; dull brownish or yellowish gray …   Universalium

  • hack off — verb a) To remove by hacking; cut off It was one of them, for example, which provoked Lieutenant Maynard to hack off Blackbeards head, and to spear it upon the end of his bowsprit. But, as a rule, the pirate ruffled and bullied and drabbed… …   Wiktionary

  • drab — I [[t]dræb[/t]] adj. drab•ber, drab•best, n. 1) lacking in brightness, spirit, etc.; dull 2) of the color drab 3) a brownish gray 4) tex fabric of this color, esp. of thick wool or cotton • Etymology: 1535–45; < MF drap < LL drappus piece… …   From formal English to slang

  • drab — I. /dræb / (say drab) adjective (drabber, drabbest) 1. having a dull brownish or grey colour. 2. dull; cheerless. –noun 3. dull grey; dull brownish or yellowish grey. {French drap cloth. See drape} –drably, adverb –drabness, noun II. /dræb / ( …   Australian English dictionary

  • drab — drab1 [drab] n. [< OFr drap, cloth < VL drappus < IE * drop < base * der , to skin] 1. a kind of cloth, esp. a yellowish brown wool 2. a dull yellowish brown adj. drabber, drabbest 1. of a dull yellowish brown color …   English World dictionary

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